Whilst continuing in lockdown due to the coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, we are still making the most of the ability to get out for some fresh air and exercise. We are lucky to have some beautiful ancient oak woodland near us so have been exploring, here … Continue readingKnowsley Woods – Croxteth Hall
Despite Jersey being only an hour away for us on the plane we had never been here but rather pleased we did. Fascinating history combined with an island charm, not to mention the highly efficient bus service made this a really pleasant stay. What also … Continue readingJersey – Gems
Whats better than a few beer in the afternoon and a Thai meal? Well a few beers in the afternoon and a Thai meal and then some more beer in a bar we’ve never been in before, The Motel.. Top entertainment!
An afternoon in the Merchant would not be the same without a pizza slice or 3 from the associated Night Crawler Pizza kitchen. Great to have a New Year catch up with the gang.. Sorry for nicking all your Ranchers Oli!
We headed into town to have a look at the classic buildings and to witness some of the demolition of the flyover which interestingly enough has not outlived the old classic buildings… Hmm perhaps that says something. After which we met up with our chums … Continue readingIce Cream and Coffee
No camping for us this time, but a lovely B&B, Abacourt right in the heart of Keswick ran by John and Heather Manners (Check out our Trip Advisor Review). We only stayed a few nights but that gave us plenty of time to visit the … Continue readingKeswick – Whinlatter Winter Walk
Blessed with enthusiasm to put on greats art shows the River of Light Festival in Liverpool didn’t disappoint. Installations from artists popped up at various locationson the waterfront and on the night we went got many out on a cold night for a viewing
Autumn time is great for natures colour so we headed off to Calderstones Park with a macro lens to capture it. It was the first time I’d been to the park, and wasn’t disappointed with what was on view. Hope you like this selection of … Continue readingCalderstones Park – Autumn Colours
We thought we would repeat our earlier visit, this year, to the National Trust venue of the pinewoods of Formby point. We were not as lucky with the weather but we still managed to follow the wonderful red squirrel walk, have a mini picnic and … Continue readingFormby – October Picnic
After the sunshine of Greece we had a very contrasting break on the east coast based on a campsite, Middlewood Farm, Fylingthorpe, nr Robin Hoods Bay. It rained a lot of the time but that didn’t detract from the enjoyment of this wonderful coast which … Continue readingRobin Hoods Bay – Autumn Rain